Norwegian shipping bank hires former DVB head

Former president and head of shipping at major bank DVB, Dagfinn Lunde, joins the Board of Directors at the new shipping bank Maritime & Merchant, which launches its operations on April 1st.

Not just anyone can join the Board of Directors of the new Oslo-based shipping bank Maritime & Merchant. At the end of 2013 Dagfinn Lunde resigned as president and head of shipping at major bank DVB, and now he joins the latest member of the shipping industry's financial suppliers, as a member of its Board of Directors.

The bank's core already consists of a robust and competent group, all of whom have a financial or commercial background in shipping, as Klaus Kjærulff, one of the initiators behind the bank, told ShippingWatch about the new enterprise. And the fact that the bank has now landed Dagfinn Lunde just brings further joy to CEO Halvor Sveen:

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